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Spotlight on Chief’s Circle Supporters: Shannon and Nairne Gray

Each year, the VPF provides nearly $1 million in funding to Vancouver Police Department initiatives that fall outside the regular operating budget. We are only able to do this with the generous support of the community, including a special group of Chief’s Circle donors. Shannon and […]

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Thank You Jack and Peter!

The Vancouver Police Foundation would like to recognize the incredible contributions of two Trustees who recently left the Board. Peter Armstrong, Chair of the Armstrong Group (owner of Rocky Mountain Railtours) has been a Board member since 2003 and served as Chair for three years. Under […]

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VPD Cadets Class 6

It’s the start of the school year which also means the VPD Cadets program is ramping up for yet another exciting year filled with the eager recruits of Class 6 (2019/2020). The VPD Cadets completed their recruiting campaign last June and selected 62 new Cadets to […]

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Strathcona Backpack Program

Many underprivileged kids receive subsidized lunches throughout the school week, however during the weekend, the program is not in service and kids would not have access to nutritious meals until Monday. The Strathcona Backpack Program provides food for meals to fill the “hunger gap” during the […]

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Fun At Kits Fest

The Vancouver Police Foundation was proud to be at the 11th Annual Kits Fest Sports Festival on August 9-11! The beach was packed with enthusiastic sports goers competing in numerous sports tournaments over the weekend, and supporters cheering them on! Activities at KitsFest included basketball, beach […]

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Wheeling Towards A Good Cause

The Motorcycle Drill Team is the VPD’s and Vancouver’s premier escort unit, providing VIP motorcade escorts in the Lower Mainland. The VPD Motorcycle Drill Team has been rated as Canada’s foremost team, escorting numerous heads of state, dignitaries, and members of royalty from around the world. […]

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Summer Boating Safety

Summer time is officially here but let’s not forget about boating safety when you’re having fun in the sun. Here are a few safety tips from Constable Courtenay Mulhern of the VPD Marine Unit: Tip #1: Please ensure your boat is equipped with navigation lights that […]

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“Hay” There! Meet the Newest Members of the VPD Mounted Squad

  The VPD Mounted Squad welcomed their newest edition to the team, three Percheron/Throughbred cross horses. They conducted their initial police training from a breeding facility in the southern United States and arrived at their new home, the VPD Mounted Unit stables, in early June. The […]

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VPD Youth Soccer Camp

More than 200 kids gathered on the soccer pitch for the 30th Annual VPD Soccer Camp at Strathcona Park on July 2-5. Supported by CIBC Wood Gundy, Bell, Whitecaps FC, and the Vancouver Police Foundation, this yearly soccer camp is a free event for underprivileged youth […]

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K9 Calendar Photoshoot

On July 5th the Foundation offered an exclusive opportunity to be part of a photoshoot for the new 2020 edition of the VPD K9 Calendar. A select group was invited to take part and had a chance to meet familiar faces from last year’s calendar, PSD […]

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